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Carbon Fiber Quad Frame

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vince Hogg Jul 17, 2013. 7 Replies

Hi Everyone,First post here and this forum looks awesome. I'm just looking to building my first ArduCopter Quad. I fancy building a custom frame for it using Carbon Fibre, mostly because half the fun…Continue

 

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Vince Hogg replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"Check out my CF quad build. Its the second 'H' frame quad I have built, the first being mostly Kevlar. The arm mounting system is still working very well and keeping frame vibrations extremely low. I am now thinking of a bigger machine and…"
Jul 17, 2013
R. D. Starwalt replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"But wait, there's more! I am pressing to (I hope) finish my Instructable for the DIYD sponsored contest. There will be many photos of building ideas and techniques that may help you on your quest to get airborne. -=Doug"
Jul 4, 2013
Graeme Lawton replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"Thanks to Doug for sending me his sketches of the chassis. I've decided to go with Aluminium over CF as it's sooo much cheaper and should do the job just fine. I've ordered it, now I'm just waiting for it to arrive before I can…"
Jul 4, 2013
Graeme Lawton replied to Craig Issod's discussion Ebook for Newbies Beginners in Multirotors and Quadcopters
"More stuff to read. Just bought a copy thanks! :)"
Jul 1, 2013
Graeme Lawton replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"The zip file would be great thanks. I'll PM you my email address. Thanks again! Graeme"
Jul 1, 2013
R. D. Starwalt replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"You are welcome. If you need a zip file of the original 'B' chassis, that can be arranged also. It has dimensions and views. The 'C' is pretty much the same except the arms are shorter and they abandoned passing a long motor…"
Jul 1, 2013
Graeme Lawton replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"Thanks for the reply. I've just read through your blog. Thanks for taking so much time posting it all, it will definitely be helpful."
Jul 1, 2013
R. D. Starwalt replied to Graeme Lawton's discussion Carbon Fiber Quad Frame
"Greetings and welcome to the flock! I applaud your DIY spirit and am happy to meet another kindred. CF is a viable product but very oversold, IMHO, as the ultimate material for multirotors. All materials are a trade-off between price, properties,…"
Jul 1, 2013
Graeme Lawton posted a discussion

Carbon Fiber Quad Frame

Hi Everyone,First post here and this forum looks awesome. I'm just looking to building my first ArduCopter Quad. I fancy building a custom frame for it using Carbon Fibre, mostly because half the fun is building the thing, the more custom the better!I've been looking at using square carbon fiber tubing similar to this for the arms: …See More
Jul 1, 2013

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Just getting started. I have a bit of a background in traditional heli though as well arduino/general electronics experience.
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